Cold and wet triggers $21.5 million in insurance payments to farmers

Too wet, chilly to seed

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com
17 July 2009

Farmers get $21.5M in insurance payouts

Springtime flooding and cool, wet weather at planting time caused 420,000 acres of Manitoba farmland to go unseeded this year, triggering $21.5 million in insurance payments to farmers.

The provincial government is expected to announce today that grim economic hit from the bad weather.

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